Boggo Road Gaol (Jail)

Cultural and Theme Tours

Experience the magic of Queensland’s History at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail). This heritage-listed tourist attraction runs family friendly tours, seven days a week highlighting 116 years worth of Brisbane’s most notorious prison. Between the stories of riots, strikes and Tripod the Cat, as well as the Gaol Shop for souvenirs and their podcast series recorded on site, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Boggo Road Gaol.

Facilities

Basic Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Family Friendly History & Heritage National Trust National Trust Non Smoking Public Toilet Visitor Information Centre Walk Wheelchair access

Services

From $15 to $59

Learn of the jail-breakers who breached the escape-proof walls of No.2 Division. Follow the trail of the ‘Houdini of Boggo Road’ Slim Halliday… Visit his cell designed to keep him locked up!

Boggo Road Gaol is Queensland’s most notorious, historic prison. Opening in 1883, it was the home to many locally-known criminals and became the scene of riots, protests, strikes and even capital punishment.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $25 to $27.5

Hear what life was like behind the bars of Boggo, from a former prisoner – an amazing and fascinating insight into crime, justice and injustice inside this infamous prison.

The Prisoner Tour is a monthly specialty tour taken by a real-life ex-prisoner of Boggo Road Gaol. Get the first-hand experience recaptured, learn the ways of the Boggo inmates and immerse yourself in this piece of Queensland’s history.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $25 to $27.5

Hear what life was like behind the bars of Boggo, from a former officer – an amazing and fascinating insight into crime, justice and injustice inside this infamous prison.

The Officer Tour is a monthly specialty tour taken by a real-life former-officer of Boggo Road Gaol. Get the first-hand experience recaptured, learn the ways of the Boggo wardens and immerse yourself in this piece of Queensland’s history.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

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